Dr. White is currently developing theoretical ties between information science, discourse analysis, and linguistic pragmatics. He is also active in bibliometrics and citation analysis, especially the automatic visualization of term co-occurrence data. Topics in librarianship that he has written on include collection evaluation, innovative online searching, reference and bibliographic work, library publicity, and American attitudes toward library censorship. Outside librarianship, he has written on social science data archives and on domain analysis in higher education.
Literature information systems, bibliometrics, research methods, collection development, online searching